KENWOOD USA has announced the passing of Robert Matsumura, an independent sales representative in Hawaii and member of the KENWOOD family. Matsumura passed away on July 11 of a sudden heart attack at the age of 55. He is survived by his wife Coleen Matsumura, their children Carley and Cody Matsumura, and his sister Cheryl Bailey.
Matsumura and his wife Coleen started Paradise Marketing in Waipahu, Hawaii, in 2002 to service mobile electronics retailers throughout the state. The small firm joined the KENWOOD family in 2014.
“Words cannot express our sadness at the news of his sudden passing,” said Dave Hoag, executive vice president of the KENWOOD Car Electronics sector. “Beyond representing our brand and products in his home state of Hawaii, Robert was a close friend to many of us, an excellent husband and father to his family and a caring member of his community. Our deepest condolences go out to his family.”